Will Leonidas of Rhodes, a Triastes (#overachiever) of the Olympiads in 164BC, 160BC, 156BC and 152BC, who won in each of these three different foot races, remain a #champion next year in #Tokyoy2020 #Tokyo2021?
“The three events at which he triumphed were the Stadion, a sprint of roughly 200m; the Diaulos, which was twice the distance of the Stadion; and the longer Hoplitodromos, or race in armour.
Unlike most races, which were run in the #nude, the race in #armour required competitors to wear heavy battle gear, possibly comprising a #helmet, a #breastplate, shin armour and a shield made from bronze and wood.”
May the #FlowBeWithYou! ✷ Zoltan Buzady Ph.D. ✷
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